Holiday shopping event set
Kelly Calabria, owner of Lake Oswego-based Kelly's Jelly, has announced she will host a Holiday Kick Off Event Nov. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kelly's Jelly warehouse located at 5813 Jean Road, Lake Oswego. All are welcome to attend the holiday market. Admission and parking are free.
"We have some really great local woman-owned businesses that will also be there selling their creations," she said. "And we have some new products that we will officially launch at the event." New products include Habareno Honey, and a new five-ounce size of both the Marionberry Habanero Habanero jams. She says the seasonal cranberry vanilla preserves made with Vincent Family cranberries will also be available.
Other vendors include:
¦ Hannah Westwood of Wear Westwood (wearwestwood.com), selling seamless leggings and tanks with a one-size fits all appeal. She brings comfort and style together
with her accessories and jewelry.
¦ Kaitlin Johnson of Lucietta Wines (luciettawines.com). Working with a top winemaker in the region, Lucietta will release its 2017 vintage Willamette Valley pinot noir, available in single serving cans.
¦ Potted in Portland (pottedinportland.com). Sisters Sara Childers and Carie Nedley are plant stylists and will offer easy-to-care-for plant gifts which are perfect for holiday giving.
¦ Shannon Crain of Sela and Sage (selaandsage.com). Shannon Crain's handcrafted jewelry designs incorporate the highest quality gemstones, Swarovski crystals, gold and sterling silver into each unique piece, creating jewelry that captures simple elegance.
¦ Artist Stefani Togni (stefanietogni.com) creates original paintings, prints and greeting cards with an abstract and unusual color juxtapositions that occur to her in moments of nostalgia.
¦ Author Barbara Smith Randall (barbarasmithrandall.me) will share her book "Willamette Valley Wineries," which was named Best Wine Book by a Local Author by SIP Northwest magazine when it was released in 2017. She will share tips on sensory evaluations of wine so you can
maximize your wine experiences.
¦ Kelly's Jelly (kellysjelly.com) is a family-owned business, started by Kelly and her husband, Adam Calabria in their kitchen, making her Aunt Danny's Habanero Pepper Jelly. From their humble beginning selling the jelly at the Lake Oswego Farmer's Market, over the past 10 years the jellies have won multiple national awards and they have expanded their product line to include sweet preserves as well.
Those attending the holiday market are encouraged to bring items to donate to With Love, (withloveoregon.org) a nonprofit organization founded by Allie Roth, which aims to provide foster children with ne-
cessary resources such as diapers, blankets, books and sunscreen.
"Our goal is to 'load the car' and deliver a full carload of donations to them after the holiday kick off event," said Calabria.
To learn what With Love's greatest needs are currently visit withloveneedslist.com.
As a special feature of the event, the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting event at 5 p.m.
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